Sexually Transmitted Infections. Mysheika Williams Roberts, MD, MPH Medical Director Assistant Health Commissioner Columbus Public Health. STIs in the US. Over 1.7 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis (primary and secondary) were reported to the CDC in 2012.
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Sexually Transmitted Infections
Mysheika Williams Roberts, MD, MPH
Assistant Health Commissioner
Columbus Public Health
In 2013, there were 8,110 cases reported
(694.7 per 100,000).
Most Reported Chlamydia Infections Occur among 15-24 Year Olds
8.7 : 1.0
5.5 : 1.0
In 2013, there 2,991 cases reported
(256.2 per 100,000).
9.6 : 1.0
8.0 : 1.0
In 2013, there were 162 confirmed cases reported
(13.9 cases per 100,000).
11.1 : 1.0
New Diagnoses (2012)
Living with HIV (2011)
There were 3,760 people living with HIV infection (rate of 314.5 per 100,000)
Those age 35-39 had the highest rate of HIV (846.9)
69% were adult or adolescent males who reported having male-to-male sexual contact
African Americans had prevalence rates 2.2 times greater than Whites
Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, January 2014